Tangy Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Tangy Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

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"Romaine, blue cheese, chopped pears, walnuts, and red onions, combined with a tangy dressing, make this salad unforgettable. It is a sure hit worth trying!"

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 627 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 627 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 49.7 g
  • 77%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 1197 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix ketchup, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Gradually pour in oil, stirring constantly, until well blended.
  2. In a large serving bowl, toss together lettuce, blue cheese, pears, walnuts, and red onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss well to coat.
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FRANNYM
1/10/2005

Made this for a family holiday gathering and everyone loved it! Some simple changes made: decreased sugar from 3/4 to 1/2 cup and used sliced almonds in place of walnuts. Only needed to use 50% of the dressing. Will make often! Thanks so much for this delicious recipe!

YUMMY101
1/22/2005

this was a hit! I made it last night when we had guests over and they all couldn't stop telling me how great the taste was! I used feta cheese instead of bleu cheese since I didn't have any and it was still delish! I was making it for 5 people and changed: one head of lettuce, no red onion, one pear, toasted pecans (handful), about 3 ounces of feta. and for the dressing: 3 tbsp. distilled white vinegar, 1 tbsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1 tbsp. ketchup, 4 tbsp. olive oil. still tasted great!!!

Julia Zamorska
12/15/2003

Delicious. My housemate first wondered about the addition of ketchup, but then everybody kept on wondering what the lovely dressing was made of... Ketchup came as an enjoyable surprise to everyone!